NEWS

  • Ben has been cast as Peter Stockmann in “An Enemy of the People” by Henrik Ibsen, in a new version by Anna Glynn, for Flintlock Theatre:http://www.flintlocktheatre.com/flintlock-shows27-29 SEP – GREENWICH THEATRE
    2-6 OCT – OLD FIRE STATION, OXFORD
    8 OCT – CHRIST’S HOSPITAL SCHOOL, SOUTHWATER
    9 OCT – FARNHAM MALTINGS
    10 OCT – SOUTH STREET ARTS CENTRE, READING
    11 OCT – LAKESIDE THEATRE, COLCHESTER
    12 OCT – THE MILL ARTS CENTRE, BANBURY
    13 OCT – PHOENIX ARTS CENTRE, BORDON
    15 OCT – MUMFORD THEATRE, CAMBRIDGE
    16 OCT – THE THEATRE, CHIPPING NORTON
    17 OCT – NEW THEATRE ROYAL, PORTSMOUTH
    18 OCT – HARLOW PLAYHOUSE
    19 OCT – NORDEN FARM ARTS CENTRE, MAIDENHEAD
    22-23 OCT – STANTONBURY THEATRE, MILTON KEYNES
    24 OCT – CORNERSTONE ARTS CENTRE, DIDCOT
    25-27 OCT – SALISBURY PLAYHOUSE
    29 OCT – COURTYARD THEATRE, HEREFORD
    30 OCT – THE STAHL THEATRE, OUNDLE
    1 NOV – TRINITY THEATRE, TUNBRIDGE WELLS 

     

    • Ben plays the lead in the Ford Focus ST-Line advert:

     

    • Rapman’s Rollercoaster, directed by Simon Aukes Stolland & produced by SBTV has now been released:

    • Ben is pleased to announce that he has been cast as the King in Sleeping Beauty, which runs at the Wilde Theatre, South Hill Park, Bracknell from 29th November 2015 – January 3rd 2016. It’s his first pantomime since Drama School, so he is really looking forward to the opportunity.
    • Ben has been cast in Educating Oxford for Flitlock Theatre. The production runs from May 2015.
    • Ben has recently finished filming as Fluke Greville for the new multimedia attraction at Warwick Castle, produced by Figment. The attraction will be released in easter 2015.
    • Ben is pleased to announce that the Guildford Shakespeare Company production of “King Lear” starring Brian Blessed in the title role is now completely sold out. Ben plays Edmund in the production which runs at the Holy Trinity Church, Guildford from 17th January until 14th February 2015
    • Ben is pleased to announce that the Guildford Shakespeare Company production of “King Lear” starring Brian Blessed in the title role has been extended due to the high demand in ticket sales. The production now runs at the Holy Trinity Church, Guildford from 17th January until 14th February 2015
    • Check out the WOWBROS Official Music Video for “Hands On the Clock” in which Ben plays the male lead

    • Ben is pleased to announce that he has been cast as Edmund in the Guildford Shakespeare Company production of “King Lear” starring Brian Blessed in the title role. The production runs at the Holy Trinity Church, Guildford from 17th January until 7th February 2015 www.guildford-shakespeare-company.co.uk
    • Not About HeroesBen is pleased to announce that he has been cast as Wilfred Owen in the national tour of “Not About Heroes” presented by Blackeyed Theatre in association with South Hill Park. The production tours the UK from 10th September until 6th December 2014. Further information & tour dates can be found at www.blackeyedtheatre.co.uk
    • Ben appears in episode 6 of the latest series of “Silk” playing the Male PC.
    •  Check out the trailer for the short film “Love” in which Ben plays the character of George.

     

    • Ben is very excited to announce that he has been cast in the third series of the BBC drama’ “Silk”. He will be playing the role of a male police officer & filming is scheduled to start mid September.
    • More filming for Ben. He is thrilled to announce that he has been cast as the lead character, George, in the short film “Love”. Filming commences in July 2013. More details coming soon.
    • The new headshots have arrived. Photos taken by Mug Photography.

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    • On Friday 24th May 2013 Ben will be performing in “Off the Block” the 24 hour plays for Reading’s leading professional theatre company, Reading Between the Lines. 4 Writers, 4 directors, 4 plays, 16 actors and only 1 day to rehearse. The performance takes place 7:30pm at 21 South Street Arts Centre, Reading.
    • The Watermill Theatre, Newbury, production of “The Miser”, in which Ben is playing the role of Cleante, opens to sell out crowds & great reviews. The production runs until 18th May 2013 (see the review page for the reviews)
    • The McDonalds advert “Crowd Trouble” in which Ben is playing the second “O” is broadcast on television.

    • Ben is currently performing the role of Cleante in the Watermill Theatre, Newbury production of The Miser directed by Nancy Meckler. The production runs from 11th April – 18th May 2013.